Disclosure: French Missiles Sold to Iraq in 2002 Threatened Allied Aircraft

(Washington Times) William C. Triplett II - Exhibit 1 in the case for limiting UN control over the future of Iraq is the "Roland 2," France's best man-portable air defense weapon. Capitol Hill has been told that soldiers of the 3rd Infantry Division found a stack of these weapons at a military depot attached to Baghdad International Airport. Some of them had "2002" manufacturing dates. According to the Pentagon, these weapons pose a significant threat to allied aircraft. A Roland destroyed a USAF A-10 aircraft on Tuesday.

2003-04-14 00:00:00

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